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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Chorlton-cum-Hardy
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 17 October 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25073
Current location

St Clement's Church
Edge Lane
Chorlton-cum-Hardy
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M21 9AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81254 93809
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze Plaque set within a pedimented wooden frame. Below is a separate brass plaque on wooden backboard for WW2.
Inscription
THE PARISH OF ST CLEMENT, CHORLTON-CUM-HARDY, HEREBY PLACE ON RECORD THEIR EVERLASTING GRATITUDE TO ALL THOSE MEN OF THE PARISH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919, AND ESPECIALLY DESIRE TO PERPETUATE THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO FELL [Names in 2 columns] "THUS THESE MEN DIED LEAVING THEIR DEATHS FOR AN EXAMPLE OF NOBLE COURAGE"/ 2 MACCABEES vi 31 "WE PRAISE THEE O GOD" TO THE/GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/OF THOSE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN BATTLE OR BY ENEMY/ACTION DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945 (exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barks, Frederick C
Bishop, S M
Bradshaw, Colin R
Brierley, Frederick
Burgoin, Eric
Butcher, William R
Bygrave, Horace L
Clarke, Horace L
Cookson, Sydney R
Dale, Clarence
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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